- Yes It doesVote A
- No it doesn'tVote B
- I don't know/otherVote C
I think it shows intent to cheat if anything. There is absolutely no reason to have an active dating profile while in a relationship.
Well, if that means you are actively using your profile, you are actively looking for other women. Are you reading their responses and replying to them? Is it attention that you are seeking?
This sort of behavior most likely falls under a new trend called "micro-cheating", which includes flirting with other people online while in a committed relationship. If you experience guilt or feel a bit "off" about doing it, then I would say it is definitely cheating.
If you are using it, then yes, absolutely. If you have the account but you don’t use it, then no, it’s not cheating, although it makes more sense to disable your account if you’re in a relationship
Definitely. It shows that neither your heart or mind is really in your current relationships and you're looking for something else through your dating profile. Once exclusivity has been established, you should not be using your account anymore. Being active on dating apps or sites is for single people only (or those in open relationships). Not for those who are monogamous and taken.
If you have to ask, assume it does. Does that mean all couples feel that way? No. But if you didn't bother to have a conversation with your girlfriend or wife about *exactly* what you each expect of monogamy, expect that she probably has a lot different idea of what she's going to find acceptable than what you're going to try to get away with.
Depends. If you just forgot about it then that’s fine but if you’re actively using then yeah, that’s very disrespectul.
If it is being used then that's not ok. If it is just there and ideal it isn't cheating but doesn't mean I'm happy about it.
Personally I think apps should at least be deleted if not the profile, if things get serious then they should be deleted.
If you’re taken or married hell fucking yes. Delete it before your S/O sees it lol. Oh honey what you doing here? You too honey what you doing here? 😂😅
I think if a person is in a committed relationship and has a dating profile active and being checked and used, then yes it's cheating.
Yes. If you dont get on it but you still own one then its not but if you're on it every day or week then you aren't commited to the relationship.
It depends if u are with someone if u are then hell yes it is
If u r not then no
Yes, because you're literally send the message: "I'm on this site in order to find a date" while you're dating someone. Being active on the dating profile is cheating because if you translate it into real life you can interpret it as flirting or worse- adultery (think sexting).
It counts as intention to cheat. Kinda like, sending CVs while you're employed. You might not get a new job, but you'd totally try to given the chance.
Actively yes, but forgetting about the profile being there could happen. So it depends on the situation
yes it does
Yes because if you maintain it, it means you're probably willing to get a "match"
I count it as “What the heck are you doing?”
It shows you are not serious about the relationship, and also make it hard for me to trust you. Also shows lack of commitment.
Merely because there is no point of having a dating app when you are in a relationship. It’s like planning your backup because you have no faith in the relationship, so why bother with it anyway?
Which brings me to another point, it shows you are wasting the girl’s time.
I see no reason to keep a dating app account if you're taking.
The only thing I can think about is seeking for someone else, if you're in a relationship should delete all that stuff.
Makes no sense to maintain something you don't intend on using.
Maintaining and actively using it, yes it it. Not deleting and forgetting about it, nah.
If one person in the relationship belive it is monogamous and the other person is looking for someone else, at the very least it's betrayal, even if they don't actually meet up with someone.
Poly/open relationships could be the exception, obviously.
I don't consider it cheating. Talking to someone is harmless. If you go an have sex with the person you were talking to, then defiantly.
Yes absolutely. If you have a partner you shouldn't be going on dating sites.
As long as your not acting on it then no I don't see how it does.
I use Tinder just for fun and occasionally swipe and change my pictures or engage in meaningless conversation with a couple guys. My boyfriend knows I still use it from time to time to entertain myself, so I don't consider that cheating. He's done the same as well. Only if you have the intention to go out, meet this person, do anything sexual with them, etc. would I count that as cheating.
By actively you mean that you check it from time to time? Absolutely.
It counts as attention seeking
If your partner is aware that you are maintaining your profile, you are not violating any confidence. However, most sites give you an option to hide your profile when you are not actively looking. If you are maintaining the profile as a fall back plan if this relationship does not survive, that is understandable. But if you don't hide it, that means you are still looking.
I said A, but I think the scenario need to be better fleshed out. If a fella, or lady simply doesn't deactivate their account but say deletes the app I find no problem with that. However, if you and your partner were in a monogamous relationship and you kept up with an app and talked to people on it I would consider that cheating, or at the very least a good reason to stop dating that person.
actively maintaining it like updating it, responding, chatting or generally interacting with people
... yes this seems like cheating.
generally speaking, in my opinion if you are doing something that you don't want your partner to know your doing and/or hide from them in regards to interactions with the objects of your desire then it basically is cheating or at least dishonest and unfaithful behavior
I'm not sure if it could be classed as cheating, but at the same time if you have one and you're actively maintaining then obviously you're looking for someone else or you plan to, so you probably have the intention of cheating. There's no other reason to have one.
Well it's showing a desire to continue searching for someone else. That doesn't exactly spell out "faithful" does it?
I put other because it depends on the agreement of the couple. If it's not an accepted practice or it's something one partner is having to hide from the other... I'd say it's cheating.
But my wife and I made profiles together for a school project to show the differences between male and female activity online... It had nothing to do with cheating.
Depends upon what you and your partner agreed on. People have different definitions to suit their couple
No I wouldn't call that cheating because you haven't really ended up with anyone. Clearly you could be looking, and that could mean you're no longer interested in your current relationship, but I wouldn't call that cheating
The fucked up part is that it technically ISN'T cheating, but it's 99% of the way there, and why would you be in a relationship with somebody if you're just looking to "upgrade" at the soonest opportunity?
If somebody is doing that to you, stop letting them use you like that. It's disgusting, you have no idea. Those people are total trash, get away from them, or they'll turn you into trash, and they'll bounce on down the road and leave you in a trash heap.
1. Are you in an exclusive relationship with the other person?
2. Does she not know about the profile?
3. Are you maintaining the online profile with the intention of meeting up with someone else without her knowing?
If the answer to any of these are yes, than yea, I'd say so
Not just yes but "Hell, YES!". If you're maintaining, you are STILL LOOKING and have ZERO real commitment to the other person. You actually don't give a damn about the other person if you maintain a profile. Indeed, if you have not deleted them all, you aren't really committed. You're just parking for a while until you get back on the road.
Yes, if you are meeting up with people and you have openly communicated you are a set couple. If early in the dating phase with the person and no commitment yet then sure you should be able to keep the profile open. Problem with online dating is people are always looking for something new and better.
I would say no, my girlfriend has a profile on tinder and hot or not and we just got through the people on there together, she always shows that she's in a relationship and everything. She just looks to make friends, yet most are per vs that get deleted immediately.
What would someone be trying to accomplish with this behavior? As long as they're not messaging people I wouldn't consider it cheating. It's still actively fantasizing about cheating which is immoral ( and a possible warning sign about the health of the relationship).
Dating app aren't only for finding a bf/gf, but also friends. That said, we perfectly know that you don't hope to find a friend there, even if it's possible.
It's not cheating, but it's a hint that the other could cheat someday. And that he's actively looking for someone. Which isn't nice for you.
It's a question of what you are DOING on the site. Apply the same principles you would in real life. If you went someplace and another girls starts flirting with you while you already have a girlfriend, how would you respond then?
No. It depends why you're doing it but the act itself isn't cheating
At best, it's conspiring to cheat.
A healthy relationship is about building bridges together not maintaining old escape routes
If you are currently in a relationship, yes.
If you're in a relationship, then yeah. Especially if you still plan on talking to people on it. Even if convos were just "friendly", that would raise a lot of suspicion to your S. O that either you aren't taking the relationship seriously or you plan on leaving her/him if you find someone you think is better
I mean wouldn't this be equvilant to flirting with other men/woman? I wouldn't call this cheating but it's probably morally wrong.
Once ur in relationship your first thing to do is change FB status from single to in relationship/ partnered. Second closed all dating websites.
No of course not. That's stupid, but it is also stupid not to think it would be used For cheating.
In essence your still seeking out other potential partners so yea thts cheating like having a girlfriend but getting tinder notifications😂😂 they don't mix broptato chip
If counts as going equipped
u can always get it again and i think deleting it would put there mind at ease
It depends if the relationship is committed or just talking about one being possible.
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